Tag: University

  • University honours Black Cats legend

    FORMER Sunderland captain Kevin Ball has been presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Arts during winter graduation ceremonies at the university. Born in Hastings, Kevin moved to the north-east in 1990 and began his footballing career in central defence but eventually moved into central midfield. He started his professional career with Portsmouth in the second…

  • Scotland eyes global start-ups through Heriot-Watt University DeepTech LaunchPad

    EDINBURGH’s Heriot-Watt University is launching a pilot programme aimed at giving Scottish entrepreneurs access to groundbreaking discoveries and innovations. The pilot programme is supported by the Barclays Eagle Labs Ecosystem Partnership Programme, funded by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology.  Deep technology or “deeptech” harnesses major scientific discoveries or engineering innovations. Head of Commercialisation…

  • Edinburgh Napier University celebrates class of ‘23 with its very own beer and pub

    EDINBURGH Napier University is celebrating its 2023 graduates with its own beer as the university once again takes over one of the city’s oldest pubs. Over 1,900 students and 6,600 guests will make their way to the Usher Hall in Edinburgh to attend their graduation ceremony. Shakespeare’s on Lothian Road is rebranding as The Napier Graduate in…